Düsseldorf (dpa / lnw) - The last corona protection measures in North Rhine-Westphalia are to be eliminated with the federal infection protection law at Easter. The NRW Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday that the state regulations would be adjusted in line with those of the federal government on March 1st. With the expiry of the nationwide Infection Protection Act on April 7th, all corona rules nationwide and statewide would expire, said a ministry spokesman.
Even towards the end of winter, despite significantly reduced protective measures, a relaxed incidence of infection can be seen - even in hospitals. The Federal Ministry of Health does not expect further significant waves of infection. So it is responsible "in all areas to rely above all on people's personal responsibility and experience in dealing with Corona."
According to the plans of the federal government, the mask requirement for employees and residents of health facilities is to expire on March 1st. The mask requirement for doctors and nurses in clinics, for staff in practices and nursing homes, and for people who live in nursing homes should be abolished. But she should stay for visits to practices, clinics and nursing homes. In addition, all remaining test obligations are to end on March 1st.